Bedroom Carpet Ideas
The right carpet will add warmth to your bedroom for years.
For warmth in a bedroom combined with the sound absorption needed for a good night's sleep, it's difficult to beat carpet. Carpet is also an economical choice for flooring if you're on a budget with your remodel. You have a wide range of colors and materials from which to choose. You can choose wall-to-wall installation, or purchase a carpet in a specific size with bound edges.
Try Dark Hues
While light colors are great for making a room feel larger, a darker hue envelops the bedroom, creating the perfect space to relax and slumber. The plush bed linens in this ultra-dark space add a nice contrast and look like the ideal spot to cuddle up in this cozy black bedroom.
Whether your bedroom is covered in carpet or hardwood, rugs are a great way to add color, texture and of course, warmth underfoot. Try layering rugs in different shapes and patterns for an extra-comfy look.
Add a Personal Touch
Simple DIY touches can make any bedroom a cozier place to be. Here, a nightstand made from a vintage suitcase adds personality with a nice lived-in vibe.
Choose the Right Pieces
Warm wooden accents and a vase filled with fresh blooms come together in this peaceful space to create a nature-lover’s paradise. With a stack of books placed on the nightstand shelf, you may never have to leave this restful oasis.
Make Use of Texture
In this soft, inviting space, a delicate mix of texture subtly adds depth and interest in a neutral space. From the textural wallpaper to the herringbone-patterned floor, this sweet bedroom would be the ideal spot to curl up with a good book.
Pile on the Pillows
What’s more cozy than a huge pile of fluffy pillows? Mix and match and never be afraid to add too many. The more the better when it comes to creating a super-comfy look.
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- multicolor photos
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- bright modern bedroom decor
- polka dot wallpaper
- multicolored wallpaper
- orange bedspread
- orange comforter
- green striped bed linens
- green striped sheets
- multicolored bed pillows
- green table lamp
- white bedroom nightstand
- yellow nightstand flowers
Add Ceiling Beams
Adding wooden ceiling beams may be a bigger project than tossing a few throw pillows on the bed, but it is one that will definitely pay off in the cozy department. Wooden accents add warmth to a space, and wooden ceiling beams are a smart architectural way to add the look without taking up space.
Create a Reading Nook
A window seat is a great place to cuddle up and read or just enjoy the view. But sometimes, adding a window seat can be a costly endeavor. Instead, try creating a quiet nook in your bedroom for a similar effect.
Put in a Faux Fireplace
A bedroom fireplace adds instant warmth, but when it’s too expensive to add the real thing, a shabby-chic faux fireplace may do the trick. This adorable example from HGTV’s Fixer Upper proves it doesn’t take big bucks to create a cozy space.
An unexpected mix of patterns can create a homey look in any size bedroom. In this sweet space, a cohesive color palette pulls the patterns together, keeping the look subtle and seamless.
Place Furniture Strategically
Where you place your furniture makes a huge difference. When creating a seating nook, place chairs facing each other. This arrangement brings a conversational and intimate feel to your bedroom even if you're the only one utilizing the space.
Incorporate Vintage Finds
Add Some Privacy
Sure, floor-to-ceiling draperies can be expensive (especially if they aren't DIY), but you'll keep them for years to come. Purchase neutral window treatments, so they match your room's style no matter how many times you change your bedroom's look.
Decorate in All White
Many believe an all-white room is stark and stale, but decorating in this color can make you feel as though you're at the spa. Plus, it's like sleeping on a cloud.
Don't Forget the Foot of the Bed
If you have the space, place some furniture at the food of the bed. Whether you choose one large piece or a couple small pieces, display something that acts as extra storage and is upholstered in a lush fabric.
Skip Overhead Lighting
The right lighting can make all the difference. Place a couple lamps on either side of your bed to provide enough lighting without the harsh glare from an overhead light.
Invest in Good Bedding
Aside from window treatments, bedding is the best thing to spend your money on. Choose soft, high-quality fabrics — you won't be sorry.
Sometimes binge watching your favorite show is most comfortable from your bed, but visible electronics in the bedroom are the opposite of cozy. Hide them by placing in a thrifted armoire.
Carpets are generally manufactured in one of two ways. Tufted carpets, a less expensive option, are made with rows of tufted, machine-punched yarns that are attached to a backing. Carpets woven on a loom are more expensive but generally will last longer. A carpet's durability, or how well it stands up to daily wear, depends on its fiber type, twist and density.
A carpet's fiber type is the foundation of its durability. If your budget allows for it, a natural wool fiber or silk and wool blend is a great choice for durability as well as beauty. If your decorating budget is limited, some of today's synthetic fibers are designed to mimic the look and feel of wool. Ask your carpet dealer for the latest options in synthetic and blended fibers.
Twist level indicates the number of twists given to each carpet pile. The tighter the twist, the less dense the carpet needs to be to maintain durability. Fiber lengths vary, from a short frieze to a long shag.
Density refers to the number of pile tufts per square inch in a carpet. The higher the number, the greater the density—and the more durable the carpet. Also, a higher the density generally indicates a higher price. When choosing your carpet's density, ask yourself how much foot traffic the carpet will receive on a daily basis to get an idea of the amount of wear it will receive.
If you or someone in your family suffers from allergies, know that carpet will need to be vacuumed and cleaned often to prevent outbreaks. Carpet harbors dust mites and dirt, and synthetic fibers often emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are chemicals that can cause an adverse reaction in some people. If chemicals are a concern, ask your carpet dealer which brands are chemical-free.
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